Community Calendar

BURNETT ART EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY IN THYEN-CLARK CULTURAL CENTER – The artwork of mixed media artist Derrock Burnett of Plano Texas is on display thru July 25 at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center in Jasper. Burnett’s award-winning work has been exhibited in cities throughout the United States. His work can be defined as mixed media through the use of various materials borrowed from a day-to-day context. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, and noon to 3 p.m. Sundays.

CERAMIC ARTWORK ON DISPLAY IN THYEN-CLARK CULTURAL CENTER – Jasper Community Arts is hosting the ceramic artwork of seven woodfired potters, all originally from Indiana – Monte Young (Jasper), Matthew Gaddie (Bardstown, Kentucky), Luke Verkamp (Huntingburg), Justin Rothshank (Goshen), Mark Goertzen (Goshen), Seth Green (Fort Wayne), and James Tingey (Wellsville, New York). The exhibit, entitled Out of the Ashes:Seven Indiana Woodfired Potters, on display through June. Event is free and open to the public.


SUN JUNE 26 – KIDS DAY IN HUNTNGBURG – Scheduled all day long in downtown Huntingburg. Hosted by Huntingburg Merchants Association. Kids setting up booths and selling their own creations. Everyone welcome.

MON JUNE 27 – SUMMER STEAM PROGRAM AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-4 p.m. For grades 4-8.

MON JUNE 27 – ADULTING 101 AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. For ages 13-18.

MON JUNE 27 – BIRDFEEDER CRAFT AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Children will make their own birdfeeder with colorful sticks. Registration required.

MON JUNE 27 – END OF THE MONTH CLUB MEETS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

TUE JUNE 28 – CHAIR YOGA AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Class conducted by Chelsea Brewer of Purdue Extension. Activity is accessible for all abilities. Registration is preferred at www.jdcpl.us.

TUE JUNE 28 – COFFEE AND CONVERSATION AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. For adults only. Participants get together for fun, laughs, conversation, and coffee.

TUE JUNE 28 – STORIES FOR LITTLES/FAMILY STORYTIME AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. Participants enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

TUE JUNE 28 – LITTLE CRAFTS FOR LITTLE HANDS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 11 a.m. For ages 0-5.

TUE JUNE 28 – READ-A-THON AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. For all ages.

TUE JUNE 28 – CRAFT CART AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Scheduled from 3-6 p.m. (or while supplies last). Participants make their own ocean mask. For ages 2-10.

TUE JUNE 28 – CREATIVE CORNER AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled after school every Tuesday. Program designed for teens to create to their heart’s content.

TUE JUNE 28 – TAI CHI CLASS AT COUNTY MUSEUM – Scheduled from 6:30-7:30 p.m. every  Tuesday in room three at the Dubois County Museum, in Jasper. Tai Chi Master Joe Weigant is taking all registrations and collecting fees. To register email joe@tristateholisticwellness.com or on Facebook at Facebook.com/joey.weigantFacebook.com/tri-stateholisticwellnes.

WED JUNE 29 – MAKERSPACE VAN BUBBLE PARTY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. Everyone invited to come to the Ferdinand 18th Street Park and party away with bubbles galore.

WED JUNE 29 – BEYOND THE BEATEN PATH MINI PAINTING DAY AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For all ages.

WED JUNE 29 – JASPER LIONS CLUB MEETS – Meeting begins at noon every Wednesday at the Jasper Knights of Columbus. New members always welcome. First year free to all newcomers. For additional information about the Jasper Lions Club call 812 309-9548.

WED JUNE 29 – THU JUNE 30 – MAKERSPACE OFFICE HOURS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-4 p.m. each day. The MakerSpace office hours allow Makers to get more assistance with DIY projects and answers to questions. Library staff will be in the MakerSpace during this time to offer a little more one-on-one time. Call ahead or just drop by.

WED JUNE 29 – COMPUTER ASSISTANCE AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-2 p.m. every Wednesday. Everyone welcome.

SAT JULY 2 – HUNTINGBURG FARMERS MARKET OPEN – Open from 7 to 11 a.m. the Huntingburg Market is being held through October 1 in the Farmers Market Pavilion in Market Street Park, 507 N. Main Street. Wide variety of home grown produce and much more. Everyone welcome.

SAT JULY 2 – JASPER FARMERS MARKET OPEN – The Jasper Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at a new location behind the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center off 4th Street in Jasper (214 4th Street). The Market will be open for 20 weekends every Saturday featuring local produce, food, and crafts. This year the Market will include some new, healthy items and well made home-made items.


TOYS & DOLLS EXHIBIT OPEN AT COUNTY MUSEUM – The new temporary exhibit features a collection of toys and showcases the many dolls the museum has collected from collectors over the years.  The exhibit will be open through October. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed on Mondays.

THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER SEEKING VOLUNTEERS – The Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center is a not-for-profit, accredited organization whose purpose is to improve the bodies, minds, and spirits of children and adults with disabilities through the use of therapeutic horsemanship. Volunteers assist the certified riding instructors to ensure directions are being carried out to the best of their ability. They also assist with barn duties, fundraising efforts, and various activities associated with the center. No experience necessary. Volunteers are asked to give about 90 minutes of time one evening per week. Training will be provided. The next session for riders will begin in the middle of August, two sessions each Wednesday and Thursday evening. To volunteer or for additional information call 812 631-9453.

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